What brings 150 of London’s business leaders, politicians and public servants together on a September evening in a part built East London shopping centre?
Working for the Government Olympics team isn’t just about sitting behind a desk in Whitehall, planning the Games.
Darren Campbell, Youth Sport Trust School Sport Ambassador, discusses why the Sainsbury’s UK School Games will provide talented young athletes with a taste of competing at an elite level event.
Got any plans for the second weekend in September?
Over the two years to go to the London Paralympic Games period I have been lucky enough to tour the nations and regions to promote everything Paralympic.
Paralympic Gold Medallist Sarah Storey blogs for DCMS to mark two years to go to the Paralympics Opening Ceremony:
As we get ready to mark two years to go to the Paralympic Games this weekend, I have been reflecting on how Britain’s strong tradition in disability sport is helping to drive the recovery of our some of our injured service men and women, following a visit to Headley Court rehabilitation centre with Lord Coe…
I think it was The New Statesman, or possibly I’m Sorry I haven’t a Clue on Radio 4, that first came up with the idea of asking contributors to find the most inappropriate, but well-meaning, advice to give to overseas visitors to Britain.
It’s around this time of year that Ministers for Tourism get the call, I’m told. It may come from a Sunday tabloid or a daily red-top. It may even be a broadsheet. But the question is very much the same, whoever’s asking. It goes like this: Where’s the Minister for Tourism going on holiday this…
I had another hectic start to the week with a trip to the Olympic Park – this time to present the quarterly financial results. The build is really coming along and it’s fantastic to see how fast everything is moving. The project is in remarkably good shape – still on time and within budget.